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Fish Have Feelings, Too: The Inner Lives Of Our 'Underwater Cousins'

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The 80-year-old Tsukiji Fish Market currently sits on some of the most valuable land in Tokyo, with easy access to wholesalers, retailers and tourists. Naomi Gingold for NPR hide caption

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For Tokyo's Famed Fish Market, A Dreaded Death And A Hopeful Rebirth

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The half-naked hatchetfish, shown here munching on a shrimp, is just one of many billions of mesopelagic ocean fish that migrate up and down the water column each day to hunt food and avoid predators. Wikimedia hide caption

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Mysterious Ocean Buzz Traced To Daily Fish Migration

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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Health advise against eating any fish from the Lower Passaic because it may be contaminated with toxic chemicals. But Owaldo Avad says he's been catching and consuming fish like these from the river for eight years. Sarah Gonzalez/WNYC hide caption

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New Jersey River Polluters Fund Toxic Fish Swap — But There's A Snag

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Zach Whitener, research associate at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, holds a cod while collecting samples for a study. Gulf of Maine Research Institute hide caption

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Why Is It So Hard To Save Gulf Of Maine Cod? They're In Hot Water

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Yellowtail jack (Seriola lalandi) at HSWRI in San Diego. Courtesy of HSWRI hide caption

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Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

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Kumu (sp. Parupeneus porphyreus). The Whitesaddle Goatfish has a special place in Hawaiian culture. In ancient Hawaii, the fish were used in offerings to the gods. Courtesy of Derek Yoshinori Wada hide caption

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Lake herring roe at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais, Minn. Some workers at the market call it "Lake Superior Gold." Derek Montgomery for NPR hide caption

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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

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Chris Tremblay, a member of the Passive Acoustics group at NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, deploys an underwater recording device along the Eastern Seaboard to listen for the mating sounds of Atlantic cod. Courtesy of Chris Tremblay hide caption

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Scientists, Fishing Fleet Team Up To Save Cod — By Listening

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Parisi Tsakirios, 29, mends a net as he prepares for another fishing trip. "I can't imagine doing any other job, because I love the sea," he says. "But there are hardly any fish. I barely break even. I can't support my family." Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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As Fish Stocks Dwindle, So Do The Livelihoods Of Greek Fishermen

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NOAA Fisheries biologist Nick Wegner holds an opah caught during a research survey off the California coast. Researchers say the opah is the first fish known to be fully warmblooded, circulating heated blood throughout its body. NOAA/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson first fell in love with a version of this burger at a tiny fish shack in Barbados. Paul Brissman /Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

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